Calendar of events

June 15-Sept. 12, 2009

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[F] Admission charged, [G] Not open to general public.
All other events are open to members of the University community and the general public free of charge. Any speaker not otherwise identified is a member of the faculty, staff or student body of Princeton University. Submissions for future calendars may be made online using our calendar submission form.

‘Town hall’ set on financial outlook

The second in a series of “town hall meetings,” scheduled to provide a financial overview of the University and a look at how present economic conditions will affect the next fiscal year and beyond, is set for 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25, in McCosh 10. The session is open to all members of the University community.

Presentations will be made by Provost Christopher Eisgruber, Executive Vice President Mark Burstein, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Carolyn Ainslie and Vice President for Human Resources Lianne Sullivan-Crowley. There also will be a question-and-answer period. The meeting is a follow-up to a similar meeting held in March.

Those who cannot attend the June 25 meeting are invited to visit a website that describes the cost-savings initiatives at Those with cost-saving ideas to share may send an e-mail to

Exhibition of photographs during occupation of Japan after World War II

(photo: Egbert Giles Leigh)

An exhibition of photographs taken by Egbert Giles Leigh, a 1925 alumnus, during the occupation of Japan by the United States and its allies after World War II runs through Sept. 30 in the first-floor lounge of McCormick Hall.

Leigh’s photographs from his time in Japan from 1947 to 1950 include this image of the Great Buddha in the Kotokuin temple in the city of Kamakura.

Athletic facilities

Dillon Gym

• Building and Stephens Fitness Center: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5:45 p.m.
• Dillon Pool: Monday-Friday, 6:45 to 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

DeNunzio Pool

Monday-Wednesday, 9:15 to 11:15 p.m., 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Thursday, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Lenz Outdoor Tennis Courts

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For reservations and information, call 258-5057 or 258-5053.

Frist summer concert series

Concerts at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, south lawn, Frist. A-level Food Gallery in case of rain.
• Mike Montrey (acoustic rock). June 17.
• Acoustic Horizon (various). June 25.
• Dave Tucker (folk/rock). July 1.
• Yosi (children’s music). July 8.
• Key Wilde and Mr. Clark (children’s music). July 15.


• Chemistry lecture. “Ribosome Engineering and New Genetic Codes.” Jason Chin, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. 324 Frick. June 15. 4 p.m.
• Psychology lecture. “The Art of Memory.” Ed Cooke, mnemonist. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture. June 17. 8 p.m.
• University town hall meeting on financial outlook. McCosh 10. June 25. 9 to 11 a.m.

McCarter Theatre center [F]

Tarell Alvin McCraney:

• “The Brother/Sister Plays, Part 1: In The Red and Brown Water” in Berlind Theatre. June 17. 7:30 p.m.; June 19. 8 p.m.; June 20. 3 p.m.; June 21. 7:30 p.m.

Tarell Alvin McCraney:

• “The Brother/Sister Plays, Part 2: The Brothers Size and Marcus; or, The Secret Sweet” in Berlind Theatre. June 16. 7:30 p.m.; June 18. 7:30 p.m.; June 20. 8 p.m.; June 21. 2 p.m.

Peformances by the New Jersey Opera Company Theatre

• “Lucia di Lammermoor” in Matthews Theatre. July 10. 8 p.m.; July 18. 8 p.m.; July 26. 2 p.m.
• “Abduction From the Seraglio” in Berlind Theatre. July 11. 8 p.m.; July 16. 7:30 p.m.; July 19. 2 p.m.; July 24. 8 p.m.
• “The Mikado” in Matthews Theatre. July 12. 2 p.m.; July 17. 8 p.m.; July 25. 8 p.m.
• Opera Scenes Concerts in Berlind Theatre. July 14. 7:30 p.m.; July 21. 7:30 p.m.

Princeton Summer Theater [F]

For reservations, call 258-7062.

Mainstage Season

Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m., Theater, Murray-Dodge.
• Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman: “Urinetown.” June 18-21, 25-28, July 2-5.
• Tennessee Williams: “The Glass Menagerie.” July 9-12, 16-19.
• S.N. Berman: “No Time for Comedy.” July 23-26, July 30-Aug. 2.
• Steve Martin: “The Underpants.” Aug. 6-9, 13-16.

Children’s Shows

Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m.
• Nancy Willard: “East of the Sun and West of the Moon.” July 2-4, 9-11.
• Mike Kenny: “Rumpelstiltskin.” July 23-25, July 30-Aug. 1.

Children’s Workshops

Fridays, 1 p.m. Fee applies.
• “The Evolution of Musical Theater.” July 3.
• “Playwrighting.” July 10.
• “Documentary Theater.” July 17.
• “Sets, Lights, Costumes!” July 24.
• “Stories on Stage.” July 31.
• “Acting Through Voice and Movement.” Aug. 7.

Retail dining

Chancellor Green Café

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

EQuad Café

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Closed from Aug. 24-Sept. 7

Frist Campus Center

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Café Vivian closed.

Genomics Café

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed from Aug. 24-Sept. 7.

Prospect House

Tap Room: Monday-Friday, 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed from Aug. 24-Sept. 7

Garden Room: Monday-Friday, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Closed Thursdays from June 18-Aug. 13. Also closed from June 29-July 3 and Aug. 17-Sept. 7.

Woodrow Wilson Café

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Opens June 21.

University Health Services

For updates:
• Outpatient Services: Open Monday and Wednesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays. For appointments, call 258-3129.
• Inpatient Services closed.
• Counseling and Psychological Services open Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.; call 258-3285.
• Employee Health open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; call 258-5035.
• SHARE open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. by appointment; call 258-3285.
After-hours emergencies, call Public Safety at 258-3134.

University Summer Carillon Series

Sundays, 1 p.m., Graduate College.
• Amy Johansen, Sydney, Australia. June 28.
• The Groningen Carillon Duo, Groningen, the Netherlands. July 5.
• Janno den Engelsman, Utrecht, the Netherlands. July 12.
• Margaret Pan, Princeton. July 19.
• Carol Anne Taylor, Dallas. July 26.
• Doug Gefvert, Valley Forge, Pa. Aug. 2.
• Edward Nassor, Washington, D.C. Aug. 9.
• Scott Parry, Princeton. Aug. 16.
• John Lehrer, Dix Hills, N.Y. Aug. 23.
• Lisa Lonie, Blue Bell, Pa. Aug. 30.
• Thomas Lee, Philadelphia. Sept. 6.

University Summer Concerts

8 p.m., Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
• Trio Con Brio. June 18.
• Cypress String Quartet. June 25.
• St. Petersburg String Quartet. July 13.
• Afiara String Quartet. July 20.
• Free tickets available at 6:30 p.m. the night of the performance at the Richardson Auditorium box office.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Sundays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, noon to 1 p.m. East Room, Murray-Dodge. Membership not required to attend.

Office of Religious Life

Worship and meditation activities.


Art and Archaeology

First-floor lounge, McCormick. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• “An Accidental Tourist in Post-World War II Japan.” Through Sept. 30.

Art Museum

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
• “‘Angels Guiding a Soul to Heaven’ and Other Drawings by John Flaxman (1755-1826).” Through June 21.
• “Dürer’s Things.” Through June 21.
• “Memorable Encounters From Ho¯nen to de Kooning: In Honor of Yoshiaki Shimizu.” Through Aug. 2.
• “What Is a Thing?” Through June 28.

Firestone Library

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Main Gallery:
• “Liberty and the American Revolution.” Through Jan. 3.


Lobby. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
• “What Is Peace?” Through Dec. 1.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday until 8 p.m.
• “‘The Best Old Place of All’: Treasures From the Princeton University Archives.” Saturday viewing of University charter: Oct. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

School of Engineering and Applied Science

EQuad Café. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Photo exhibition from Beijing Olympics air-quality study. Atrium, Friend. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• “Art of Science.” Through May.

Women and Gender

Lounge, 113 Dickinson. Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• “Reflections,” Sally Davidson, photographer and “Yesterday’s Papers,” Maia Reim, photographer. Through July 5.

Woodrow Wilson School

Bernstein Gallery, Robertson. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• “Named for ...” Kate Javens, painter. Through Aug. 21.

Et cetera

Art Museum

Hours: 258-3788.

Athletic Ticket Office

Tickets and information: 258-3538.

Employment Opportunities

Frist Campus Center

Welcome Desk: 258-1766.


Hours: 258-3181.

McCarter Theatre Box Office

Reservations: 258-2787 (for Matthews and Berlind Theatre events), Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday,
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Orange Key Guide Service

Weekday tours leave from Undergraduate Admission Reception Area, Clio. Saturday and Sunday tours leave from Chancellor Green. Tours Monday-Saturday at 11:15 a.m., 1 and 3:30 p.m.; Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Information and tours: 258-3060.

Prospect Association

Reservations: 258-3686.

Richardson Auditorium

Event information: 258-5000.

Tiger Sportsline

Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.

University Ticketing

Ticket information: 258-9220.